Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities welcomes Gloria Walker to Egypt

Sun, 09 May 2021 - 02:01 GMT

On May 8, CEO of the Egyptian Tourism Promotion Board Ahmed Yousef received Gloria Walker and her family, who came from Philadelphia, USA, to fulfil the dream of her life, which is to visit Egypt and the Pyramids of Giza with her family.

Secretary-General of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities follows up on transfer process of Khufu’s 1st Solar Boat

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 02:44 GMT

Waziri explained that the packaging and reinforcement work on the body of the boat is conducted in accordance with scientific international standards used in the transfer of antiquities.

Thorough sanitization, disinfection process continues in Egypt’s museums, archeological sites

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 01:18 GMT

Egypt is implementing all hygiene and safety measures for its visitors.

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities launches ‘Our Story’ initiative for school students

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 01:05 GMT

Recently, the Cultural Development and Community Communication Department in the Office of the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities launched an initiative entitled "Our Story", in cooperation with the public and technical education sectors of the Ministry of Education.

‘Advanced & Non-Destructive Methods Used in the Study of Mummies’ symposium to be held via Zoom on May 5

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 12:31 GMT

On May 5 at 1:30 p.m., the University of Zurich, Switzerland, Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, will hold a short seminar entitled "Advanced and Non-Destructive Methods Used in the Study of Mummies" via Zoom.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities dispatches secret inspection committees for hotels, restaurants, tourist destinations nationwide

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 01:28 GMT

This is done to ensure the extent of the facilities' commitment to continuous disinfection and sterilization in all Egyptian tourist destinations, in accordance with international standards for disinfection.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. discusses initiative launched by CBE to support tourism sector

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 - 02:54 GMT

This initiative included the allocation of EGP 50 billion to revamp hotels, tourism institutions and the fleets of tourism transport, as well as a sum of EGP 3 billion to fund wages and maintenance costs.

Board of Directors of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities approves continuation of reducing annual visiting permits' prices to museums, archaeological sites

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 - 01:55 GMT

A number of decisions were taken to develop the services presented to visitors heading to museums and archaeological sites, raise tourism and archaeological awareness among the Egyptian people and stimulate the movement of cultural tourism.

Vice Minister of Tourism & Antiquities for Tourism Affairs follows up on vaccination of workers in Egypt’s tourism sector against COVID-19 in Red Sea governorates

Sun, 25 Apr 2021 - 12:53 GMT

Vice Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Tourism Affairs Ghada Shalaby visited the Red Sea governorates to follow up on the vaccinations of workers in the tourism sector against COVID-19.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities completes equipping Cairo Airport’s Terminal 2, Terminal 3 museums

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 02:18 GMT

The airport museums aim to promote cultural tourism in Egypt and attract and encourage tourists, especially transit passengers, to visit archaeological and historical sites and museums.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. commends efforts of former Board of Directors of Egyptian Hotel Association, wishes success for new Steering Committee

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 01:05 GMT

The Minister of Tourism & Antiquities wished success to the Steering Committee in carrying out its tasks and responsibilities in the coming period.

Royal Mummies in Egypt’s NMEC to enjoy regular maintenance

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 02:03 GMT

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization inaugurated the Royal Mummies Hall on April 18.

Multinational delegation residing in Egypt visits Kafr El-Sheikh Museum on April 19

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 04:01 GMT

Kafr El-Sheikh Museum received a multinational delegation of American University faculty members residing in Egypt.

Tutankhamun's 3rd shrine arrives at the Grand Egyptian Museum

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 03:53 GMT

A month after receiving and placing the fourth shrine of King Tutankhamun in its display case in the hall dedicated to the Golden King’s treasures in the Grand Egyptian Museum, the museum received Tutankhamun’s third shrine.

Video: Watch restoration work of largest mausoleum dome in Egypt: Al-Imam Al-Shafie inaugurated on April 18

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 02:10 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities released a video of the restoration work of the dome of the shrine of Imam Al-Shafei, which was inaugurated on World Heritage Day on April 18.

On World Heritage Day: Royal Mummies Hall of NMEC officially receives visitors

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 12:54 GMT

The Royal Mummies Hall of Egypt’s National Museum of Egyptian Civilization opens its door to visitors in line with the celebrations of World Heritage Day, which falls on April 18.

NMEC’s Mummies Hall receives visitors on World Heritage Day

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 03:21 GMT

Fourteen of the Royal Mummies were placed in two display boxes in NMEC's Mummies Hall, in preparation for receiving visitors on World Heritage Day which falls on April 18, 2021.

Mallawi Museum opens its doors to Egyptian visitors with discounted tickets until May 15

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 01:09 GMT

A total of 944 pieces are displayed in the museum.

Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities undergoes inspection visits to control hotel facilities, shops, tourist activities in South Sinai

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 02:15 GMT

Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities to control hotel facilities, shops, and tourist activities Abdel Fattah Al-Assi made an inspection visit to South Sinai.

German News Agency sheds light on Hawass’ tour in newly discovered ‘Lost City’

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 02:02 GMT

The German News Agency shed light on a tour with renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass, while he was explaining the secrets of the Lost City that was discovered in Luxor.

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